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Der neue Amor

Language: German (Deutsch)

Amor, nicht das Kind, der Jüngling, der Psychen verführte,
Sah im Olympus sich um, frech und der Siege gewohnt;
Eine Göttin erblickt' er, vor allen die herrlichste Schöne,
Venus Urania wars, und er entbrannte für sie. 
Ach! die Heilige selbst, sie widerstand nicht dem Werben,
Und der Verwegene hielt fest sie im Arme bestrickt. 
Da entstand aus ihnen ein neuer lieblicher Amor,
Der dem Vater den Sinn, Sitte der Mutter verdankt. 
Immer findest du ihn in holder Musen Gesellschaft,
Und sein reizender Pfeil stiftet die Liebe der Kunst.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30

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Word count: 88

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